Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. - Al Jaffee Sets New Guinness World Record

Fri, April 1st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Al Jaffee honored with Guinness World Record, NYC proclamation! Interviews with Keith Knight and Daniel Clowes! What's with "New Super-Man's" name?

Comics A.M. - "Batman Vs. Superman" Tops March Bookstore Sales

Thu, March 31st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

"Batman vs. Superman: The Greatest Battles" leads GN sales in March! Interviews with Jessica Abel and Ben Katchor! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - New York City Considers Restricting Costumed Characters

Wed, March 30th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

NYC legislation would crack down on Times Square performers! Cartoonist Larry Katzman passes away. Japanese fans recommend manga, anime!

Comics A.M. - Longtime Artist Ken Barr Passes Away

Mon, March 28th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

The artist, known for "Commando" and DC war titles, was 83. Woman sentenced to 20 years for role in home invasion that led to collector's death. Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Collection of Rare DC Comics Goes on Display

Thu, March 24th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Collection includes highest-grade copy of "Action Comics" #1! Judge won't resolve Buck Rogers public domain question! A changing Batman! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Kodansha Licenses "Attack on Titan: Lost Girls"

Wed, March 23rd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Kodansha Comics to publish "Attack on Titan: Lost Girls" manga. Illustration emerges as iconic cartoon of Brussels attacks. Plus much more!

C2E2: Waid & Fish Take "Archie" Beyond Riverdale's City Limits

Tue, March 22nd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

"Archie" writer Mark Waid and artist Veronica Fish discuss the challenges of reinventing America's oldest teens -- and the lines they didn't cross.

C2E2: Women of Marvel Panel Celebrates over 20 Female-Led Titles

Mon, March 21st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

The annual panel looked toward building on Marvel's current crop of female characters to create a richer and more varied medium in the future.

Comics A.M. - Japan Plans to Build National Manga Museum

Mon, March 21st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Japan's "Manga National Museum" will focus on manga, anime and games! Veteran artist Augie Scotto dies at 88. "Sikh Captain America" takes on Trump!

Comics A.M. - Charting the Growth of Chicago's C2E2

Thu, March 17th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

This weekend, it's C2E2! Gene Luen Yang reflects on his tenure on "Superman"! The history of the Garbage Pail Kids! Barack Obama, comics fan!

Comics A.M. - Cartoonist Ted Rall Sues Los Angeles Times

Wed, March 16th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Ted Rall claims defamation, unfair dismissal! Garry Trudeau on a particularly timely "Doonesbury" strip! The history of Wonder Woman's secret identity!

Comics A.M. - Salt Lake Comic Con to Take FanX Events to Asia

Tue, March 15th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Salt Lake Comic Con expands into Asia! French publishers, culture ministry meet about Angouleme! Snyder, Capullo reflect on five years of "Batman"!

Comics A.M. - Suspect Arrested in Attempted "Magic" Card Robbery

Thu, March 10th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

21-year-old charged with aggravated robbery! What's behind the rise of U.S. manga sales? AfterShock hires Mike Zagari! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Man Demands "Magic" Cards in Attempted Robbery

Wed, March 9th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Police seek suspect in attempted store robbery! Marvel's Perlmutter embroiled in bizarre lawsuit! Interview with Peter Bagge! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Houston Tourism Group Sues Con Over "Space City" Name

Tue, March 8th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Another comic convention name dispute! The past, and future, of "Playboy's" cartoons! The history of "MAD's" Alfred E. Neuman! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - SDCC Spells Out Stance on Convention Center Plan

Mon, March 7th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Comic-Con still wants expansion connected to convention center! "Lone Wolf and Cub's" Kazuo Koike is working on new manga! Profile of Jeff Lemire!

Comics A.M. - Manga Sales in North America Gain Momentum

Fri, March 4th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Manga sales rose 13% in first eight months of 2015! World Book Day chief defends kids dressing as Disney or comic characters! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - "Tokyo Ghoul" Bites Into Bookstore Sales Chart

Thu, March 3rd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

"Tokyo Ghoul" leads February bookstore sales! A look at Dark Horse's manga line! Ex-"Charlie Hebdo" cartoonist files libel lawsuit! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - "Bad Batman" Arrested in String of Armed Robberies

Wed, March 2nd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Police in Florida nab alleged "Batman" robber! Paul Levitz's advice for retailers in "era of the graphic novel"! Eiichiro Oda reveals art for "One Piece Gold"!

Comics A.M. - "Comic Con" Trademark Feud Nears An End

Fri, February 26th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Comic-Con International and Salt Lake Comic Con are hammering out a deal! Ronald Wimberly talks "GratNin"! Plus much more!